The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of MichiganThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan
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Connected

Catalyzing real and lasting change
We're engaged near and far with critical policy challenges
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World-class

A rigorous, applied policy education
Preparing students to act, serve, and lead
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Inspired

Named for Michigan's favorite son
"The aura of President Ford is in these halls"
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News

Results from a recent survey released by the Ford School’s Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) served as the basis for a Detroit News [...]
This winter, Ruth Browne (MPP/MPH ’83), will return to the Ford School as the 2015 Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Policymaker in [...]

Events

Jan
14

The Ford School and the Education Policy Inititative welcome Janet Napolitano, President [...]

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Dec
02
Join Ford School alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents, and friends in donating [...]
12:00 am
Dec
03
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education [...]
8:30 am to 10:00 am

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Global Impact
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